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Quantitative trait

Definition noun A trait produced by the interaction and additive effects of quantitative genes Supplement Examples of... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Quantitative analysis

quantitative analysis determination of the amount, as well as the nature, of each of the elements composing a... Read More

Quantitative

quantitative Denoting or expressible as quantity, relating to the proportionate quantities or to the amount of the... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Incomplete dominance

Incomplete Dominance Definition After Gregor Mendel discovered inheritance laws, the term ''incomplete dominance'' was... Read More

Sorting out

sorting out phenomenon observed to occur when mixed aggregates of dissimilar embryonic cell types are formed in vitro. The... Read More

Genetics

Genetics Definition noun (1) The study of the patterns of inheritance of specific traits, relating to genes and genetic... Read More

Parasitology

Definition noun A scientific study of parasites, their hosts, and the relationship between the parasite and the... Read More

Differential adhesion

Differential adhesion The differential adhesion hypothesis was advanced by Steinberg to explain the mechanism by which... Read More

Carr-price test

Carr-price test a quantitative test for vitamin a based on the reaction with antimony trichloride in... Read More

Vulnerable species

Definition noun Any species that is likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future Supplement A vulnerable... Read More

Last universal ancestor

Definition noun The hypothetical primordial organism from which all other species of organisms on Earth... Read More

Shelfords Law of Tolerance

Definition noun It is a law stating that a certain organism’s survival and existence depend upon the multifaceted set of... Read More

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More

Polygene

Definition noun, plural: polygenes A group of genes that produces a specific phenotype or trait only when expressed... Read More

Second filial generation

Definition noun (genetics) The filial generation comprised of offspring(s) resulting from a cross between two individuals... Read More

Reliability coefficient

Definition noun (statistics) A quantitative expression of the reliability or consistency in the measurement of test scores,... Read More

Polygenic trait

Polygenic trait definition Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes... Read More

Mechanical

mechanical 1. Pertaining to, governed by, or in accordance with, mechanics, or the laws of motion; pertaining to the... Read More

Pyramid of Numbers

Definition A graphical representation in the form of a pyramid showing the feeding relationship and the number of organisms... Read More

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Trait

trait A qualitative characteristic; a discrete attribute as contrasted with metrical character. A trait is amenable to... Read More

Radial immunodiffusion

Definition noun A quantitative immunodiffusion technique used to detect the level of protein (antigen) in a sample by... Read More

Exposure

Exposure (Science: radiobiology) a quantitative measure of x or gamma radiation at a certain place, based on its ability to... Read More

Somogyi method

Definition noun The quantitative determination of reducing sugars in terms of Somogyi unit Supplement The Somogyi method is... Read More

Emissions

Emission standard this regulatory value is a quantitative limit on the emission or discharge of a potentially toxic... Read More

Tools and Methods for Data Collection in Ethnobotanical Studies of Homegardens

Tools and Methods for Data Collection in Ethnobotanical Studies of Homegardens CHRISTIAN R. VOGL BRIGITTE VOGL-LUKASSER... Read More

Volumetric

volumetric Of or pertaining to the measurement of volume. (Science: chemistry) Volumetric analysis, that system of the... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Meta-analysis

meta-analysis (Science: statistics) A quantitative method of combining the results of independent studies (usually drawn... Read More

Phenotypic value

phenotypic value In quantitative genetics, the metrical quantity of some trait associated with a particular... Read More

Variable

Definition noun, plural: variables (1) Something that varies or have no fixed quantitative value. (2) A quantity that... Read More

Basic & Clinical Biostatistics (LANGE Basic Science)

Basic & Clinical Biostatistics (LANGE Basic Science)      ... Read More